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  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Its nice to have fans By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist WOW, what a busy graduation weekend we had. However, it was very exciting for many reasons. Not only do we get to visit with friends and wish best of luck to all the young men and women soon to be...
  • Hints for Health

    May is National Blood Pressure Awareness Month By Kathy D. Meyer APRN Since 1984, May has been proclaimed as National Blood Pressure Awareness Month in the United States.  The official motto of the blood pressure awareness initiative is “know your n...
  • What's Up

    Enjoy—but beware of sight-destroying eclipse By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Okay, are your “eclipse juices” flowing yet, mine are. Sunday, May 20, is the date for a partial solar eclipse. For most of the places in the southwest United State...
  • Artbeat

      Perkins County grad showing this month On display at Meadowlark Gallery in Grant during the month of May is “Bewilder,” a collection of paintings by Sarah Wurst, a former Perkins County student. Wurst graduated from Perkins County High School ...
  • $1000 prize offered in poetry contest

    A $1000 grand prize is being offered to the last poet standing in a contest sponsored by Rainbow Poets. Poems of 21 lines or fewer on any subject and in any style will be judged by the contest director Dr. Michael Thomas. “We love encouraging poetry, th...
  • Build positive relationships with children

    Through trusting relationships with adults, young children learn about their world and their place in it. They learn the world is safe and responsive to their needs. They learn to form satisfying relationships with others, to communicate, to face challeng...
  • Get crafty outdoors with kids this summer

    With the arrival of warmer weather, there are many things families can do for a season of fun in the sun with crafty projects to involve everyone in the household. • Birdhouse: Head to the hardware store and pick up a few supplies. Otherwise, chances ar...
  • Essay contest worth $1000 offered to students age 11-14

    First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO) and State Treasurer Don Stenberg recently announced the launch of the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST) “Focus on a Career” essay contest for Nebraska students, ages 11-14. The contest asks students to descr...
  • Heritage Nebraska searching for Hidden Treasures

    Heritage Nebraska launched a statewide search for Nebraska’s most outstanding hidden treasures, fading places and destination places.What Judges are Seeking For hidden treasures, the selection panel is looking for special places which don’t receive mu...
  • Nebraska Timeline

    The dandelion rake “Kearney has it and has it bad,” said the Kearney Daily Hub on May 14, 1902. “The dandelion is taking the town, literally overrunning it from end to end, covering lawns and terraces, and furnishing ‘greens’ enough to supply t...
  • Nebraska Lottery third quarter sales set record

    A historic Mega Millions jackpot, enhancements to Powerball, and strong Scratch game offerings helped set a new sales record for the Nebraska Lottery’s third quarter. Total sales of Scratch and Lotto tickets for the months of January, February, and Marc...
  • Foster care recognized in May

    This May, join Saint Francis Community Services in Grand Island in recognizing the compassionate men and women who make a difference in the life of a child by serving as foster parents. National Foster Care Month salutes the everyday heroes who nurture th...
  • Wireless emergency alerts keep public safer

    To enhance public safety, a free Wireless Emergency Alerts service is rolling out. WEA (pronounced “wee”) messages are text-like alert messages received by a mobile device during an emergency in the area. The purpose of WEA is to provide an increasin...
  • 2012 Boys and Girls State selections made

    Selections have been made for high school juniors who will represent local legion posts and auxiliaries at Cornhusker Boys and Girls State June 3-9 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln downtown campus. The annual citizenship program, sponsored by the Ame...
  • Perkins County graduation includes special music, speakers

      Providing a musical number by Rascal Flatts, “Movin’ On,” were (l-r): Tori Osler, Emma Friedel and Ethan Behrends. (Photos by Jan Rahn)   Speakers for the 2012 graduation ceremony were class officers (top-bottom): Ashley Kemling, Trevor Lee...
  • What are ya doin’ after the show?

      Slightly distracted during their portion of the elementary spring concert entitled “It’s Saturday” held on Tuesday, May 8 are (Front row, l-r): Job Kohl, Meghan Bishop. Back: Autumn Anderson, Kayton Adams. (Photo by DeAnn Zwickl)...
  • PCS activity schedule

    May 17-23All Times Mountain Thursday, May 17End of fourth quarter/second semester1:30 p.m.    Dismissal 9-12Friday, May 18Teacher workdayBoys/girls varsity track at NSAA state meet, OmahaSaturday, May 19Boys/girls varsity track at NSAA state meet, Oma...
  • Burge is recipient of 2012 4-H scholarship

    The Perkins County 4-H Foundation is pleased to announce Seth Burge as the recipient of its 2012 scholarship. Seth is the son of Daniel and Julie Burge and Valerie and Robert Hochstein. Each year, the Perkins County 4-H Foundation awards one scholarship...
  • Funds used toward classroom technology

    Perkins County Middle School teachers Marcia Graney and Shayne Hite applied for the John Russell Applegate Fund for Teachers and received funds for purchasing 10 new Echo Livescribe pens. These pens are used for various things. They can be used to record...
  • Wallace students’ Project 1,000 meets goal

      Early in the school year, fifth grade students from Wallace Elementary wanted to do a service project based on their Power of 10 class bulletin board.   The Power of 10 is simply doing something with that extra 10 percent  effort. They came up wit...